10 Best Places To Stay In Izmir, Turkey, The City By The Sea - Updated 2021

places to stay in izmir

From hotels to private accommodations, read on to find out about the best places to stay in Izmir, Turkey.

The metropolitan city in the Asia part of Turkey, Izmir is the third largest city in Turkey and the second biggest port after Istanbul. You can reach Izmir by any type of transportation, from buses, trains, boats, and airplanes. It is also a hub for holiday cruises in the Aegean Sea. The city by the sea offers accommodation destinations around the coastline and into the deep heart of Turkey country, and here are our favorites.

1. Key Hotel (from USD 104)

Sitting at the beautiful promenade of Izmir, Key Hotel is situated in a historic building at the heart of the city with only a 5-minute walk to the iconic Konak Square. Key Hotel offers luxury starting from rooms with stunning sea view, a seafront restaurant, bar and a 250-bottle wine cellar. You can enjoy a complete breakfast buffet with both Turkish and international food, or you can enjoy the Lobby Bar to drink some aromatic coffee blends or cocktails, with a selection of books and magazines.

Enjoy the delicious international cuisine with an Aegean flair at the Key Restaurant while you watch the sunsets over the Gulf of Izmir. If you’re travelers who are interested in city walks, coastal walks and city trips, Key Hotel is your best choice.

Key Hotel

Address: Mimar Kemalettin Cad. No:1 Konak
Price: from 104 USD

Shoeshine Meeting/banquet facilities Parking Food can be delivered to guest accommodation Trouser press Massage Fax/photocopying Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas

2. Deka Evleri (from USD 40)

Looking for a summer holiday by the sea with your family and pet? Deka Evleri, a pet friendly apartment, offers a spacious unit with a private kitchen and free Wi-Fi. This modernly furnished apartment includes two bedrooms and a living room with a French balcony. Within a 20 minute walk, you will arrive at the seaside; the Micro supermarket is only a 6-minute walk and there is a taxi corner there too. You can arrange boat trips from the accommodation, along with day trips to Ephesus and other cities nearby.

Deka Evleri

Address: 1412 Sok. No:67 Kahramanlar Konak
Price: from 40 USD

Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Free WiFi Daily housekeeping Internet services Air conditioning Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Fire extinguishers First aid kit available

3. Tempo Residence Comfort Izmir (from USD 36)

Another options for your family holiday in Izmir, Tempo Residence Comfort Izmir offers spacious fully furnished apartment units, with kitchens and a large living area. It is located only a 2-minute walk from the beach and is about a 10-minute walk to the town and railway station. You can find plenty of restaurants to indulge your senses nearby, or you can choose to have a rich breakfast delivered to your unit. You are free to use the kitchen at your own pleasure if you wish to cook in. You can arrange your day trips around cities nearby Izmir from the tour desk.

Tempo Residence Comfort Izmir

Address: Gaziler Caddesi. No:206 Yenisehir / Basmane
Price: from 36 USD

Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Private check-in/check-out Trouser press Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed 24-hour security Lockers Fire extinguishers Free WiFi

4. A luxury VIP residence with a bay view (from 70 USD)

A holiday apartment located on the 4th floor, this accommodation will offer you beautiful Gulf of Izmir views by day and by night. It has 2 bedrooms with complete kitchenware and appliances. It’s a perfect accommodation for a long holiday stay by the Aegean Sea. It is located only a short walk to the famous Historic Elevator, Konak Asansor, about 10 minutes from the seashore, and extensive modern shops and traditional bazaars are within a 20-minute walk.

2+1 Luxury VIP Residence w/Bay View - 2900-Konak Asansor

Price: from 70 USD

Number of Guests: 6

5. The Best Sea View in Izmir (from USD 51)

This accommodation offers the best sea view of Izmir bay, but do note: it’s on the 5th floor and has no elevator. It is walking distance to the Historical Elevator (Konak Asansor) and Kemeralti Bazaar. The waterfront is just a 5-minute walk and there is a bus stop just in front of the building.

The space has an air-conditioned living room and 2 bedrooms, with a complete kitchen and Airplay for apple devices. The host, Murat, is very attentive and is always ready to help you with whatever you need. With 2 big balconies, nothing beats the sunset view of Izmir Bay while you are sipping your drinks with your loved ones.

The Best Sea View in Izmir
Konak, İzmir, Turkey
341 reviews
Entire apartment 6 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fab views and apartment has all the amenities
outstanding views of the bay and an incredibly comfortable flat
breathtaking views from the balcony fantastic home theatre system and very comfy bed
it’s amazing sea view and full of high technical facilities
the apartment is amazing with incredible views of the bay
it is very clean and stylish
apartment fantastic clean modern
the apartment is clean and very well equipped
everything is very clean and the appartment is well equiped
the house is very clean and very well organized
the host was helpful and communicative
muarat very helpful host
great host and great apartment
host was very nice and helpful
that's the kind man he is
the location is very good near by supermarket and taxi station
murat’s apartment is amazing i always choose this location whenever i visit izmir
the home is beautiful and situated on a quiet residential neighbourhood near the bay
great apartment in a great location; just as described street parking is available in front of the building
in short i would again stay at this location and would recommend it to all my friends and family
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6. Awesome Sea View Stylish Flat (from USD 48)

One of the reviewers called it “our palace in the sky” as the charming flat is located on the top of the hill and offers you the best city view by day and night. The accommodation has 2 bedrooms, a charming living room with a sofa bed, a fully equipped kitchen, and 2 bathrooms. It also has a large balcony where you can relax while drinking coffee and enjoy the sunset. If you’re lucky, you might see some horses walking around the hill below.

Awesome Sea View Stylish Flat
KARSIYAKA, İzmir, Turkey
209 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment was beautiful beautiful view great amenities big tv netflix
very nice apartment with fantastic view
the apartment has a nice view
the rooms were comfortable and his living room and library impressive
the apartment has a great view it is very sweet
great and clean house
a beautiful clean and amazing apartment
nice clean city and apartment
it's clean secure and nicely decorated
it was clean and exactly the same as it is listed
kemal is a great host
kemal is a great host
host is very nice and kind
kemal is a perfect host
kemal is a perfect host
the neighborhood is safe and there is a supermarket close by
the location is very easy to search in map
we greatly enjoyed our time at kemal's place
this is a wonderful place to stay if you have a car
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7. All new apartment with sea view (from USD 62)

Consider living with locals when you book this accommodation. You will stay in a cozy apartment on the 2nd floor with stunning sea views, while the owner lives on the ground floor, but you will have your own access to the apartment and privacy. There is a pool bar and restaurant about a 5 minute walk away, where you can get a 10% guest discount on everything there!

An excellent location if you are looking for a quiet and peaceful area without much traffic. Izmir minibuses stop right out front in both directions, so it’s also very easy to move around the city. The apartment has a huge outdoor sitting terrace, which will grant you the stunning view of the Izmir Bay from afar.

★★★★★! All new Apartment with seaview
Urla, İzmir, Turkey
35 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had an excellent stay in the top floor apartment
very clean and comfortable in the rooms
very clean and with very smart arrangement of the rooms
the hosts were very kind and considerate
her parents who live onsite are lovely people who are extremely friendly kind welcoming and helpful
wonderful modern rooftop apartment with great hosts
great location and the apartment
location is perfect for peaceful staying
this is a wonderful place in an excellent location
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8. DoubleTree By Hilton Izmir Airport (from USD 44)

This is the perfect accommodation near the airport before you go onto other destinations around Asia. DoubleTree By Hilton Izmir Airport offers well-equipped rooms with a year-round outdoor pool. The staffs are very polite and always ready to help with all your needs. You don’t have to go far to find food, because you will be spoiled for choice at the on-site restaurant.

DoubleTree By Hilton Izmir Airport

Address: Fatih Mh. Ege Cad. N:4A Gaziemir Izmir
Price: from 44 USD

Business centre Smoke alarms Safety deposit box Currency exchange Mini-market on site Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Sun terrace Invoice provided

9. Met Boutique Hotel (from USD 66)

Located at the city centre, Met Boutique Hotel is only a short walk from Basmane metro and train station. Met Boutique Hotel is a small, nice hotel, so you can feel the intimacy, but it’s also centrally located so it’s easy for you to walk around the city. The staffs are courteous and always ready to help with all of your requests, organizing car rental and day trips.

10. Armis Hotel (from USD 60)

Armis Hotel offers a great location at the city centre, where you can walk to Basmane metro and train station and also to stores and restaurants to find local cheap delicacies to spoil your taste buds. It offers a spa and sauna facility for relaxation and it has a 24-hour rooftop bar (yes, 24 hour!) which offers a variety of drinks with the city views. Although the staffs don’t speak English very well, they’re always keen to ensure you are comfortable during your stay.

City by the sea

A perfect summer holiday should be around the sea, and Izmir has everything you need to enjoy your holiday, with lots of choices for the best accommodation on the side of Aegean Sea.

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